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03
Mar

WSA End of Term BBQ Decoration Making

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Fancy a break from work on Tuesday?

Members of our Marketing and Communications team are heading over to WSA between 11:00-14:00 as part of our fortnightly visits to the Winchester campus in order to host a decoration-making stall for the End of Term BBQ.

Last year, we made pom poms out of tissue paper to hang in the trees outside the WSA Cafe, which we have to say, looked pretty effective!

This year, we would like to make windmills to decorate the grassy area – all will be revealed later as to why we want windmills when we announce the … Read the rest

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28
Jan

Refreshers’: 2 Days to Go

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You have just 2 days to until Refreshers’ 2017!

So many of you said that you thought Freshers’ went too quickly, so we’re giving you another opportunity to relax and refresh!

For just £25 for a wristband, you can expect entry to all this for FREE:
– Plus discounted food deals throughout the city all week!!

*FREE with our Refreshers’ Pass*

Monday 30 January

BLOC PARTY 

  • 22:00-03:00
  • Bedford Place, Southampton
  • Included in the Refreshers’ Pass
  • Individual tickets are £6.50

Join thousands of students for a venue crawl getting you into the hottest bars and clubs in Southampton.
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29
Dec

Refreshers’: Big Night Out

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If you’re going to take up anything this New Year’s – make sure it’s Big Night Out!

Back for Refreshers’ on Thursday 02 February, we’re ready to party off all the deadline stress.

Whether you’re new to Big Night Out or you joined us back in Freshers’, you can be sure to have a great time. Don your t-shirt, (which is included in your ticket) and hit Bedford Place for a HUGE student night out.

Tickets are £12 or free with our Refreshers’ Pass available from www.unionsouthampton.org/boxoffice 

See who else is going on our official Facebook event.… Read the rest

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12
Dec

You Are More Than Your Studies

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Whether you are an undergrad or a postgrad and you’re completing a research-based or taught degree, we know that January can be a tough time. When the post-Christmas blues set in and deadlines are looming, sometimes you just need a bit of time out to relax and refresh. Our Refreshers’ Pass will sort out any of your nightlife needs, but if you want a bit of TLC or chilled out relaxation during the day, come and join us at the free events below to remind yourself that: You Are More Than Your Studies.

Study spaces

  • In Meeting Room 2 and
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07
Nov

Refreshers’ Pass 2017

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Don’t feel you partied hard enough at Freshers’? Want another chance to bond with your housemates?

Introducing Refreshers’ 2017!

So many of you said that you thought Freshers’ went too quickly, so we’re giving you another opportunity to relax and refresh!

For just £25 for a wristband, you can expect entry to all this for FREE:
– Plus discounted food deals throughout the city all week!!

*FREE with our Refreshers’ Pass*

Monday 30 January

BLOC PARTY 

  • 22:00-03:00
  • Bedford Place, Southampton
  • Included in the Refreshers’ Pass
  • Individual tickets are £6.50

Join thousands of students for a venue crawl getting you into … Read the rest

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11
Oct

Thursday’s Laughter Lounge – Rhys James, George Lewis and Robin Morgan

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If you enjoyed our Freshers’ Laughter Lounge events, you’re in for a treat.

Laughter Lounge is back on Thursday (13 October) from 19:00 at The Bridge (Doors) with performances from:

★Rhys James (Headliner)

Comedy-scene favourite, Rhys James, has made a name for himself at Comedy Central’s Funniest Student in 2010, Chortle’s Student Comedy Award and as a material writer for Russell Howard’s Good News. Now prepped to hit The Bridge stage, we can expect great things from this young talent. Here is is performing live material from the Soho Theatre…

★George Lewis (Open)

Multiple award winner. George Lewis, has taken … Read the rest

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28
May

Date for your Diary: Meet the Guide Dogs

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If you missed our WSA Meet the Guide Dogs event on the 05 May, we are giving you another chance to meet our fluffy friends at Highfield campus on:

Thursday 02 June between 11:00-14:00 on the Redbrick Area by Building 42, Union Southampton.

See who will be joining us here.

Do I have to pay?

This event is non-profit, but we do ask you to give a donation to The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association (who are bringing the dogs!).

Dogs are great, but why are we meeting them?

Studies have shown that the pheromones that animals give … Read the rest

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24
May

FREE Fitness Sessions all week

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We all know the physical benefits of exercise, but people often forget how great it is for your mental well-being too. It can help you sleep better, help you relax and even boost your memory and concentration.

Our You Are More Than programme of events is about keeping you calm and focused throughout your exams and hand-ins. And what better way to relieve some of that stress than with a good workout? That’s why this week is jam packed with FREE fitness sessions open to all students to help you release those positive endorphins.

TUESDAY 24 MAY

FREE Yoga Class … Read the rest

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17
May

Movie Night at Erasmus Park

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Our You Are More Than campaign is now in full swing and some of you may already have enjoyed events including Meet the Farm Animals, Meet the Guide Dogs and our trip to Southampton’s gaming café, Board in the City.

But we’ve still got plenty more planned to keep you stress free and remind you that You Are More Than your studies. And what better way to chill out than with a good movie and a free supply of popcorn?!

We’re holding a Movie Night at Erasmus Park on Friday 27 May. Come along to the Common Room from 7pm Read the rest

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14
May

Meet the Guide Dogs is back!

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Our smushable best friends are back! After the success of our recent WSA visit, you can meet the guide dogs once more at Highfield campus on:

Thursday 02 June between 11:00-14:00 on the Red Brick Area by Building 42, Students’ Union.

See who will be joining us here.

Do I have to pay?

This event is non-profit, but we do ask you to give a donation to The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association (who are bringing the dogs!).

Dogs are great, but why are we meeting them?

Studies have shown that the pheromones that animals give off can … Read the rest

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